Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Sunday 21 January 2018

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train is a nightly journey through the many wonders of recorded music - from its vintage glories to the latest sounds. Essential listening for the discerning music fan.

Mystery Train Sunday Service - Marina Carr

Mystery Train Sunday Service - Marina Carr

Every Sunday John is joined by a special guest, and this week playwright Marina Carr picks the tunes.

Mystery Train Sunday Service - February 18th

John's Sunday Service guest this week is the Limerick-born artist and sometime guitarist, Donald Teskey. Donald chooses the tunes, and you can see his One River, One Creek exhibition at the Oliver Sears Gallery, and check out his own website too. 

Mystery Train Sunday Service - February 11th

Meteorites in gold painted skulls. Bronze sharks. Glowing Ships. Rotting whales. Mama Cass and the song of a shark caller in Papua New Guinea. All coming up this Sunday on Mystery Train, when John is joined by artist Dorothy Cross.

Click HERE and HERE to view a selection of works by Dorothy Cross

Music Played on the Show


Title: You Shouldn't Look At Me That Way

Composer: McManus

Performer(s): Elvis Costello

Album: You Shouldn't Look At Me That Way (From "Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool") - Single / Verve / Promo

Duration: 4:30


Title: Straw Into Gold

Composer: Hollie Fullbrook

Performer(s): Tiny Ruins

Album: Brightly Painted One / Bella Union / Bella 439CDP

Duration: 4:51


Title: My Baby Don't Understand Me

Composer: Natalie Prass

Performer(s): Natalie Prass

Album: Natalie Prass / Spacebomb Records / SB 006

Duration: 5:12


Title: As I Roved Out

Composer: Trad arr. Warren, Ballamy, Tabor

Performer(s): June Tabor, Huw Warren (Piano), Iain Ballamy (Tenor/Sop Sax), Quercus

Album: Quercus / ECM / ECM2276

Duration: 5:56


Title: Tougher Than The Rest

Composer: Bruce Springsteen

Performer(s): Bruce Springsteen

Album: Tunnel of Love / Cbs / C40999

Duration: 4:34


Title: Casta Diva

Composer: Bellini, Vincenzo

Performer(s): Maria Callas, La Scala Orchestra Milan, Coro Del Teatro Alla Scala, Milano

Album: Norma / EMI / 094634643924

Duration: 5:37


Title: Roisin Dubh

Performer(s): Joe Heaney

Album: Say a Song: Joe Heaney in the Pacific Northwest- Irish Songs in the Old Style

Duration: 3:42


Title: Jersey Girl

Performer(s): Tom Waits

Album: Used Songs (1973-1980)

Duration: 5:26


Title: Both Sides Now

Composer: Mitchell

Performer(s): Joni Mitchell

Album: Both Sides Now / Reprise

Duration: 5:43


Title: (Talk To Me) Of Mendocino

Composer: Kate McGarrigle

Performer(s): Kate Mcgarrigle, Rufus & Martha Wainwright

Album: The McGarrigle Hour / Hannibal / HNCD 1417

Duration: 3:00


Title: Alexandra Leaving

Composer: Cohen

Performer(s): Leonard Cohen

Album: Ten New Songs / Columbia / 501202 2

Duration: 5:25


Title: Donall Og

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Karan Casey, Mike Mcgoldrick

Album: Fused / Compass Records / 7 4928 2

Duration: 6:30


Title: Si No Te Vas

Performer(s): Chavela Vargas

Album: At Carnegie Hall (Live) / Quartet Records

Duration: 4:12



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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